This outstanding defensive back for Michigan football left Saturday’s game against Ohio State due to an injury. After winning, Sherrone Moore provided us with an update.
ANN ARBOR, Michigan: The tone was set yesterday in Michigan football’s 30-24 victory against No. 2 Ohio State by Will Johnson, a five-star prospect and true sophomore defensive back. Johnson intercepted Buckeye quarterback Kyle McCord early in the first quarter of “The Game,” giving the Maize and Blue the ball within the ten-yard line. Blake Corum’s touchdown run put Michigan ahead. Johnson later departed the game due to an injury; following the game, acting head coach Sherrone Moore provided additional details.
With a six-point victory over No. 2 Ohio State, Sherrone Moore won his fourth game as head coach of Michigan. With the victory, Moore’s record is now 12-0 ahead of the Big Ten title game the following weekend. Before taking on the Iowa Hawkeyes (10-2, 7-2 Big Ten) on Saturday, Michigan is expecting to have outstanding defensive back Will Johnson, a cornerback, back. A third straight College Football Playoff berth and more are at stake.
Sherrone Moore gives an update on Will Johnson
With Iowa on the clock, Sherrone Moore provided us with additional information regarding Will Johnson’s injury status following the game.
After Michigan football’s victory over Ohio State, interim head coach Sherrone Moore stated, “Yeah, I think (Will Johnson) just had a lower leg injury.” “I believe he will be OK. However, the boys simply adapted nicely. Well, a pick (from Rod Moore) to end the game is a fairly fantastic ending. Very happy. Anticipating the defense’s actions and their adjustments (versus the Buckeyes).
Michigan hoping to get star defender back following Ohio State
Regaining Will Johnson is crucial if Michigan football is to win another Big Ten championship, qualify for the College Football Playoffs, and, yes, at last, win the national championship. Though it seems like everyone is waiting to hear definitive word on Johnson’s status as a player for the Wolverines, I’m sure we’ll hear more about the great defensive back in the days to come.